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Altair appoints Theo Verbruggen as New Sales Director for BENELUX

Dedicated representative to strengthen Altair’s local presence Böblingen, Germany October 31, 2017 – Altair is pleased to announce that Theo Verbruggen has joined Altair as new Sales Director for BENELUX, where he will be responsible for all sales activities, strategies, and further expansion of Altair's presence in the Benelux region. As Altair’s operations in Benelux continue to grow, the appointment of Verbruggen will respond to the needs of our BENELUX customers and thus strengthen Altair's local presence and expands its regional activities.

Verbruggen comes to Altair after three years as Director of Global Sales at Simpleware (recently acquired by Synopsys), provider of 3D image-based visualization and meshing software, where he was responsible for the overall global strategy of the company's commercial activities. Before that he spent twelve years working as Director of Technical Sales for Simulia Benelux and GEO Leader for Dassault Systèmes Benelux. At Dassault Systèmes, Verbruggen was responsible for leading the company's Benelux operations, including the SIMULIA Benelux Centre of Simulation Excellence. He is an expert in developing business solutions for software and brings over twenty years of B2B sales and marketing experience to his new position.

Dr. Pietro Cervellera, Managing Director of Altair Engineering GmbH, commented on the appointment: "I am very pleased that Theo is now part of the Altair Family. Him Joining the Altair Team underlines our commitment to the European market and reinforces our aim to expand our regional presence in Benelux.”

Theo Verbruggen reports to Dr. Pietro Cervellera and is part of Altair Engineering GmbH. He is based in Hilversum, Netherlands and can be reached via email at: verbruggen@altair.de and by phone at: +31 6 520 73 825 or meet Theo Verbruggen on November 21st at Altair's Constructeursdag booth in Eindhoven.

About Altair
Altair entwickelt und unterstützt die breite Anwendung von Simulationstechnologie, mit der Designs, Prozesse und Entscheidungen optimiert werden können. Dies führt zu einer Verbesserung der allgemeinen Geschäftsentwicklung seiner Kunden. Altair ist ein privat geführtes Unternehmen mit über 2600 Mitarbeitern. Der Hauptsitz des Unternehmens ist in Troy, Michigan, außerdem ist Altair mit über 68 Niederlassungen in 24 Ländern vertreten. Heute unterstützt das Unternehmen mit seinen Lösungen über 5000 Kunden aus den unterschiedlichsten Industrien. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter: www.altair.de.

Firmenkontakt Altair:
Theo Verbruggen
Altair Engineering GmbH
Tel.: +31 6 520 73 825

Pressekontakt Altair:
Evelyn Gebhardt
Blue Gecko Marketing GmbH

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